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The Red Wing Archaeological Preserve
(Energy Park Site)
 
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1984 aerial view of the Energy Park Site.






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Aerial view of the Red Wing Archaeological Preserve, 21GD158.






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Surface collecting at the Energy Park site.






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Mapping the Energy Park site.






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Soil resistivity results of surface artifact density at 21GD158. This testing could indicate archaeological sites prior to ground excavation.






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Computer generated map of the village and mound sites at 21GD158.






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Gathering soil resisitivity data of 21GD158






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Artifacts density map of 21GD158






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Excavators use shovel to remove soil and expose archaeological features in 1988.






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View of 1987 excavations at 21GD158.






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Archaeologists use trowels to excavate features.






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Post holes uncovered during excavations at 21GD158 in 1987.






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Bison scapula hoe recovered from 21GD158 in 1987. Scapulae were sometimes used for cultivation purposes.






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Horizontal planview of a bison scapula hoe feature. Larger artifacts that may indicate a feature are typically left in situ and the surrounding soil is excavated for related artifacts.






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Horizontal planview of a bison scapula hoe feature. Larger artifacts that may indicate a feature are typically left in situ and the surrounding soil is excavated for related artifacts.






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Artifact assemblage including a bison scapula hoe and possible groundstone tool.






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Drawing of a cache pit.






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Galena chert from 21GD158.






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Sherd recovered from 21GD158 in 1987.






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Rimsherd recovered from 21GD158 in 1987.



 
 


 

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